Top Geology Executive plans and oversees all aspects of the geology department's policies, objectives, and initiatives. Responsible for the management of the geology department staff and the operation of geophysical programs. Being a Top Geology Executive researches and makes recommendations regarding the exploration and development of potential oil and gas sites. May require an advanced degree. Additionally, Top Geology Executive typically reports to top management. The Top Geology Executive manages a departmental function within a broader corporate function. Develops major goals to support broad functional objectives. Approves policies developed within various sub-functions and departments. To be a Top Geology Executive typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function.